PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – It’s rare to find a sporting event that’s equally captivating at both ends of the leaderboard, yet that’s exactly what Sunday at TPC Sawgrass promises. The winner gets a trophy, but so do the losers, metaphorically speaking. Forty-nine of them, to be exact. Sunday will be all about establishing position […]
10:54 a.m. CT There have already been a few missed calls to his phone on this morning of Sept. 30, 2012, but Rory McIlroy doesn’t think much of them until the knock on the door. Already preparing for a Ryder Cup tee time that he believes is an hour and a half away, he is […]
In a much closer vote than authorities originally anticipated, Scottish voters derailed a referendum that would have ended the country’s 307-year union with the United Kingdom on Wednesday. The independence movement, which trailed the union camp by nearly 20 points just a few months ago, lost the vote by 7 1/2 points (53.8 percent to […]
The DI Championships Cabinet approved a change to the men’s and women’s championships, replacing the individuals-only day on Monday with the top 15 teams and nine individuals not on one of the advancing teams. As Golfchannel.com’s Ryan Lavner detailed last month, Monday will serve as the final day of qualifying for team match play, as […]
With the veteran foundation of the U.S. Ryder Cup effort failing so profoundly for more than a decade, American rookies and young blood are a welcome dynamic next week in Scotland. Youth might best serve the American bid to win the cup on foreign soil for the first time in 21 years. That’s the view […]
An imposing oil portrait of one Samuel Ryder adorns a wall in Verulam Golf Club’s oak-panelled bar, just in front of a panoramic window overlooking the 18th hole named after him.
Reto birdied her final hole for a six-under-par 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Yokohama Tire L.P.G.A. Classic in Prattville, Ala.
Every week, the Grill Room brings you some golfers’ more-forgettable moments on and off the course. We call this feature #EpicFailFriday. Weddings are generally an awesome time. To quote the infamous Jeremy Grey of “Wedding Crashers” fame, there’s usually live bands, oysters, snacks and phenomenal finger food. And if you’re in the wedding party … bonus, there’s […]
After just one week it’s already been an eventful offseason with the Royal & Ancient Golf Club ending 260 years of all-male membership, Steve Williams possibly ending an eventful career and Billy Horschel ending the season with a week to remember. Made Cut Royal reversal. Things move slowly at the Royal & Ancient, but on […]
The Europeans have a different relationship with the Ryder Cup, and it’s integral to their domination of the event the last two decades. That’s the view of NBC’s Johnny Miller and Golf Channel’s Frank Nobilo as they prepare for television coverage of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland next week. Europe will be seeking […]
The 40th Ryder Cup won’t be short on drama as Europe and the United States go head-to-head in Scotland at Gleneagles PGA Centenary Course. Anchored by Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer and Ian Poulter, reigning champion Team Europe will seek to defend its title. Meanwhile, Team USA will search for redemption from 2012’s stunning loss at […]